Ian is a partner at Gowling WLG in Toronto and a member of its capital markets team. His practice consists of advising on corporate finance, mergers & acquisitions, commercial and securities law matters, with particular emphasis on cross-border transactions in the resource and technology sectors. Ian regularly acts as lead counsel on public and private securities offerings and stock exchange listings, plans of arrangement, asset and share purchases and related party transactions; and commercial arrangements such as joint ventures, earn-ins, off-take arrangements, and royalties. Ian is able to help his clients navigate a complex and constantly evolving landscape and regularly works with his clients’ legal and executive teams to manage risk. In 2015, Ian was recognized as one of Canada’s Lexpert Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40. More recently he was included in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory and named by Lexpert as a leading Canadian mining lawyer.